Metal–Organic Framework@Microporous Organic Network: Hydrophobic Adsorbents with a Crystalline Inner Porosity
2014-05-14T00:00:00Z (GMT) by
This work reports the synthesis and application of metal–organic framework (MOF)@microporous organic network (MON) hybrid materials. Coating a MOF, UiO-66-NH2, with MONs forms hybrid microporous materials with hydrophobic surfaces. The original UiO-66-NH2 shows good wettability in water. In comparison, the MOF@MON hybrid materials float on water and show excellent performance for adsorption of a model organic compound, toluene, in water. Chemical etching of the MOF results in the formation of hollow MON materials.
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